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Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #75: February 02, 2013, 11:59:31 AM »
Even the Marlins have one.

Who cares. They don't hand out true fan cards anywhere unless I'm mistaken.

The more fans, the better for the organization, sport, etc.

Yankees have bandwagon fans too. Every fan base does.!

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #76: February 02, 2013, 12:14:07 PM »
Who cares. They don't hand out true fan cards anywhere unless I'm mistaken.

Didn't you get your card in the mail?

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #77: February 02, 2013, 12:17:36 PM »
Even the Marlins have one.


ONE?  Who is it?

Bandwagon fans are fans that can't name more than 2 people on the team yet buy any merchandise with their emblem on it (cough, Yankee fans).

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #78: February 02, 2013, 12:35:39 PM »
ONE?  Who is it?

Bandwagon fans are fans that can't name more than 2 people on the team yet buy any merchandise with their emblem on it (cough, Yankee fans).
They  had plenty of them when they went to the world series.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #79: February 02, 2013, 12:43:59 PM »
ONE?  Who is it?

Bandwagon fans are fans that can't name more than 2 people on the team yet buy any merchandise with their emblem on it (cough, Yankee fans).

He's a frequent contributor on this board.   :)

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #80: February 02, 2013, 12:55:02 PM »
He's a frequent contributor on this board.   :)

The one who would go crazy if Marlins Deal Stanton?   There's an acronym for that!

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #81: February 02, 2013, 12:55:47 PM »
Who cares. They don't hand out true fan cards anywhere unless I'm mistaken...


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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #82: February 02, 2013, 12:57:43 PM »
Who's True?  :rimshot:

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #83: February 02, 2013, 01:01:06 PM »
(Image removed from quote.) (Image removed from quote.)


They look more like the invitation I received to become a "True Fan" than the actual card I received later. 

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #84: February 02, 2013, 03:06:13 PM »
When Harper is wearing another uniform some of the bandwagon will go with him.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #85: February 02, 2013, 03:57:03 PM »
 :nts:

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #86: February 02, 2013, 07:49:54 PM »
Didn't we have a thread with a point system for figuring out who is/isn't a Nationals fan

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #87: February 03, 2013, 08:45:41 AM »
:gunz:

Just needed the gif for something, don't mind me.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #88: February 03, 2013, 09:22:28 AM »
The term "Bandwagon Fan" is what turned me into a Buccaneers fan in the 1980's.  I was tired of being accused of jumping on the "bandwagon" of a good team (Redskins) even though they had been my favorite team.  So I consciously picked the worst team in the league one year and decided I was a fan of theirs - hence the Bucs.

Now that I'm not an insecure 14 year-old, the term bandwagon fan doesn't bother me.  Seems adolescent (at best) in its accusation.  Therefore, HAIL TO THE REDSKINS! 

And freak anyone else who hates bandwagon fans.  Grow up.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #89: February 03, 2013, 09:38:42 AM »

Allen led the charge, but Lombardi broke new ground

well Tom we debated this a few years ago.  My view is that Lombardi was a fraud.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #90: February 03, 2013, 09:40:50 AM »
And freak anyone else who hates bandwagon fans. 

Good morning sunshine.   Somebody piss in your corn flakes?    :)

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #91: February 03, 2013, 09:43:51 AM »
well Tom we debated this a few years ago.  My view is that Lombardi was a fraud.

In what sense?

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #92: February 03, 2013, 12:30:12 PM »
ONE?  Who is it?

Bandwagon fans are fans that can't name more than 2 people on the team yet buy any merchandise with their emblem on it (cough, Yankee fans).

Two? Unless you can name the 25-name roster, you are a bandwagon fan.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #93: February 03, 2013, 12:48:28 PM »
A team less than a generation old will be gathering fans. You can't expect this level of knowledge from a new team's fan base.
Two? Unless you can name the 25-name roster, you are a bandwagon fan.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #94: February 03, 2013, 01:05:12 PM »
Bandwagoners are OK by me as long as they know their role. 

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #95: February 03, 2013, 01:43:34 PM »
well Tom we debated this a few years ago.  My view is that Lombardi was a fraud.

Interesting. Can you elucidate your view? As an "old timer" you probably have insight that is lost on the modern fan.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #96: February 03, 2013, 02:31:03 PM »
A team less than a generation old will be gathering fans. You can't expect this level of knowledge from a new team's fan base.

Are you suggesting such an expectation (or any other arbitrary criteria to determine "real" fans) would be reasonable for a fan base that's been around for multiple generations?  ;)

If it wasn't obvious, I was mocking those that have a need for rigid and self-serving definition of what a fan is. I'm with you in the the belief that a fan is a fan is a fan. Don't care if you've been cheering since the Senators days or just started cheering because you like Bryce Harper. I welcome one and all.

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #97: February 03, 2013, 03:48:11 PM »
The only fans in have a problem with are the ones who are Heat 49ers/Ravens (they'll decide tomorrow)  Alabama fans.  If you stick to a team great if you only care when your local team is winning fine,  but don't pick and choose the best teams to follow

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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #98: February 03, 2013, 04:10:16 PM »
Interesting. Can you elucidate your view? As an "old timer" you probably have insight that is lost on the modern fan.

Oh, you know Ray.  Ever since he got quoted on Baseball Prospectus he's in love with his own judgement a little too much.

 :roll:


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Re: Bandwagoners: How many do we have now?
« Reply #99: February 03, 2013, 04:54:09 PM »
Two? Unless you can name the 25-name roster, you are a bandwagon fan.
Well, if you are old enough, you might remember a guy is on the roster but his "Name? oh, wait a second, I just started a thread on him, give me minute, we drafted him in '08 . . ."